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New UK research has revealed that over half of new businesses used personal credit cards to get off the ground - as lending to new SMEs tumbles by £400 million in a single month. Research by Experian discovered that almost one third of those that used personal finance had used a mortgage to fund their business, putting their home at risk.
The situation sparked an opinion piece by Christian Langg in The New Statesman.
Whether you’re new to EDI, need to get EDI-compliant or simply want to educate your business colleagues, EDI Basics eBook provides an easy-to-understand explanation of the fundamental concepts. This ebook is written with the non-technical reader in mind, keeping the content simple and straight forward.
You’ll learn the EDI basics (plus some more!), and get answers to questions like: What is EDI? How does it work? Which business processes typically benefit from EDI?What does it take for your company to get started? How did three major-brand companies successfully implement EDI?
Some two years ago, the European Multi Stakeholder Forum on Electronic Invoicing was set up by the European Commission. The goals of the forum were to exchange experiences and best practices, to monitor the uptake of e-invoicing in all Member States, and to identify measures to facilitate the mass adoption of e-invoicing at both national, cross border and EU level. During the forum’s last meeting the findings and reports from its working groups were made final and published. To make things easy on you, we’ve collected the 32 recommendations and listed them underneath.Read More
The automotive supply chain is complex. Agility is one of the industry’s great strengths, but global orientation can become a major obstacle to achieving the benefits of an electronic financial supply chain. E-invoicing is a key enabler in simplifying connections, improving processes, making significant cost savings, strengthening buyer-supplier relationships and to gain efficiency across their financial operations.
To meet these challenges Basware has designed highly-effective, industry-specific technologies and services as described in this white paper: "Electronic Invoicing in the Automotive Industry"
AuthentiDate (a leading IT security specialist for international e-Invoicing processing) has released a free downloadable comprehensive e-Invoicing white paper covering legal frameworks for electronic exchange of invoices.
The 35-page E-invoicing White Paper: explains the legal situation in a simple and easy to understand way, and it clearly lists national requirements for sending and receiving electronic invoices throughout all EU countries and selected countries in Europe, Asia and Americas, i.e. Switzerland, Hong Kong, Mexico and United States of America.
Kewill, a leading provider of innovative software for supply chain execution, has been commended as one of the top 100 software vendors in Europe, The Middle East and Africa (EMEA), according to data compiled by the Global Software Business Strategies Group at IDC. The findings recognize Kewill’s successful track record deploying and maintaining software solutions for customers across the EMEA region and worldwide.
Jan-Paul Boos, Senior Vice President EMEA at Kewill, says, “As a best of breed software provider, we are delighted to be positioned alongside Europe’s largest and most well-known vendors. Despite challenging conditions and fierce competition in the software industry, Kewill’s revenue and attitude has remained strong, which provides a solid foundation for ongoing investment and customer success.”
Gartner announced the 2013 Supply Chain Top 25. And guess what. GXS powers 22 of Gartner’s 2013 Supply Chain Top 25* through GXS’ cloud-based integration platform, called the GXS Trading Grid. GXS Trading Grid enables customers in industries including automotive, retail, high tech and consumer products to exchange information electronically with their customers and suppliers.
The Supply Chain Top 25 rankings comprise two main components: financial and opinion. Public financial data gives a view into how companies have performed in the past, while the opinion component provides an eye to future potential and reflects future expected leadership, a crucial characteristic. These two components are combined into a total composite score.
One of your time-consuming challenges as a modern organisation is of course dealing with the thousands of invoices you receive every month. From understanding what a specific invoice refers to (vendor, project, purchase order, and so on), to workflow and payment. All in all there is plenty room for improvement.
Top Image Systems helps you to get to grips. There recent white paper covers the up-to-date principles of account payable process automation: what are the drivers for AP automation, what are the immediate benefits, and how should an enterprise go about implementing an end-to-end automation system of its AP processes.
Two weeks ago, Basware warned you for the four deadly traps in payables. And now the provider of purchase-to-pay solutions literally shows you which route to take for business growth with a very cool infographic. Basware compared 1368 small and medium-sized businesses, and discovered six critical challenges.Read More
Most SMBs have the secret (or not so secret) wish to grow. Pretty difficult in the year 2013. Payables might not be the first issue you turn to fulfil this wish, but Basware has identified seven success strategies and four deadly traps when handling invoices that directly influence your company's growth potential.Read More